Description and Brand Names
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Pyrantel belongs to the family of medicines called anthelmintics. Anthelmintics are used in the treatment of worm infections.
Pyrantel is used to treat pinworms (enterobiasis; oxyuriasis).
This medicine may also be used for other worm infections as determined by your doctor.
Pyrantel works by paralyzing the worms. They are then passed in the stool.
This product is available in the following dosage forms:
- Tablet, Chewable